Comic book convention to buy and sell collectibles

The Urbana-Champaign Comic Book Convention will take place Oct. 9 at the Eastland Suites Urbana on 1907 N. Cunningham Ave. The convention is admission free and will open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Featured guests include a number of dealers from Illinois and neighboring states who have a myriad comic books and collectibles for sale dating back to the 1940s.

The convention is also collecting comics that people want to sell to the dealers. For more information, contact Alan at 309-657-1599 or visit